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Weekend Quickies

by Matt B on June 19th, 2008

' The 11th annual Taste of Randolph Street stretches from Peoria Street to Racine Avenue and features food from local restaurants, a wine garden, chef demos, and art vendors. (June 20-22)

thailand flag' At the Daley Plaza, the Thai Festival Chicago 2008 presents dance performances, Thai boxing demonstrations, food, fashion, and more. (June 19-20)

' Watch the Chicago White Sox take on the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field in the Crosstown Classic. (June 27-29)

' Beverly Arts Center dance instructor Chris Nasadowski hosts Bringin' It from the Streets III, a showcase of amateur and professional tap, hip-hop, and modern dance troupes. (June 20)

tracy morgan' Tracy Morgan will be performing stand-up at the Vic Theatre in Lakeview. (June 21)

' The 13th Annual Juneteenth Freedom Parade and Emancipation Celebration commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas. The parade runs along 79th Street from South Chicago Avenue to Rainbow Beach Park. (June 21)

' Lincoln Park parties at Chicago Summerfest with live music, arts and crafts, kids' activities, beer, and fine art. (June 21-22)

pizza' The second annual Pizza Fest features an assortment of 'pies,' from deep dish to thin to stuffed. There will also be live music, wine tastings, a pizza-eating contest, a 'best pizza' contest, dough tossing, and a cornhole tournament. (June 21-22)

' Downtown gets their groove on too at the seventh annual River North SummerFest at Erie Park. Enjoy food from local restaurants, live music, pet activities, kids' activities, a farmer's market, and more. (June 22)

' The 32nd annual Taste of Greece on LaSalle Street offers Greek food (of course), beer, wine, live music, a silent auction, raffles, and more. (June 20-22)

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